For security reasons, Cloudback uses AES-256 encryption for all backup archives. If you download a specific backup, you can access its content using the password. The password is sent automatically to your GitHub account primary email. However, some people may find this approach a little bit overcomplicated, especially when using custom storage somewhere inside your own secure infrastructure.
We are glad to announce that it is possible to opt-out of password-based encryption now. We added a new
Archive type dropdown box into the
Create storage and the
Edit storage dialogs. You can choose one of the two archive types:
- Password-protected ZIP archive. This means Cloudback will create each backup as a password-protected encrypted archive.
- ZIP archive without password protection. Choosing this option will disable password-based encryption, so please make sure to take the necessary actions to protect your backups.